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Design Thinking
Workshops

Learn how to design with empathy.

Enable your team to learn new skills that can help dramatically improve their ability to solve design problems and create new opportunities. Akendi's design thinking workshops are perfect for teams who want to learn about integrating design thinking into their processes and get hands-on experience using the latest tools and techniques.

Participants in our high energy workshops discover how to empathize with users and stakeholders in multi-disciplinary teams as they acquire new design skills and tackle real-life challenges.

Akendi design thinking and innovation workshops

EMPATHIZING & GROWING

  • Get out of the theoretical and into the tactical with hands-on learning
  • Bring your team together for a fun, inspiring and productive experience
  • Tailor your workshop to solve a real challenge that affects your customers every day

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What you get

  • Explore the benefits of the Design Thinking methodology – discover user needs, extract insights, and leverage empathy to drive innovation
  • Get hands-on experience with user research, diverging and converging techniques, and rapid prototyping
  • Learn how to apply proven techniques to create change in your organization through this design thinking workshop. No design or coding skills required!
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How we do it

  • Discuss your learning objectives for the team as it relates to design thinking. What design thinking learning impacts are you looking for?
  • Choose a training option. Our 1-day workshop operates with hands-on applied learning sprints that allow cross-functional teams to apply their learning through design challenges.

    2-day workshops use tailored challenges, deeper method exploration and hands-on activities.
  • Our experienced facilitators mentor each participant team through an end-to-end organizational challenge in a safe training environment so that all develop their problem-solving skills without risk.
  • Ongoing mentoring, training and support can be offered after the session to further ingrain the methodology into your organization.
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What you get

Benefit from our well established design thinking framework. Workshop participants will:

Benefit from our well established design thinking framework. Workshop participants will:

  • Explore the benefits of the Design Thinking methodology – discover user needs, extract insights, and leverage empathy to drive innovation
  • Get hands-on experience with user research, diverging and converging techniques, and rapid prototyping
  • Learn how to apply proven techniques to create change in your organization through this design thinking workshop. No design or coding skills required!

Clients we've helped with experience strategy

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Clients we've helped with Experience Strategy

Telco

Blackberry

Telus

Rogers

Finance & Insurance

Interac

RBC

Global Analytics

Aviva

Government & Public Service

NR Can

Treasury Board of Canada

FortisBC

OTPP

Healthcare

Humanware

CDHF

XSensor


Our approach
Our Experience Thinking process underpins every project we undertake. It recognizes users and stakeholders as critical contributors to the design cycle. The result is powerful insights and intuitive design solutions that meet real users' and customers' needs.
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About Akendi

Akendi is a human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts experience research and creative design excellence. We provide strategic insights and analysis about customer and user behaviour and combine this knowledge with inspired design. The results enable organizations to improve effectiveness, engage users and provide remarkable customer experiences to their audiences.